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(Duration: 6 months contract position)
The GIZ Offices worldwide are central elements of the company’s structure in the partner countries. They ensure consistent overall representation of GIZ on site and its successful positioning as a service provider in the international and development cooperation environment. Moreover, they GIZ Offices provide content and commercial support services for projects in different areas.
The intern’s core task will be to support the Portfolio Manager in organisational, administrative and technical aspects to guarantee the successful management and strengthening of the projects’ portfolio at GIZ South Africa and Lesotho. In this way, the intern will have the opportunity to gain an overview on several relevant and interesting processes that characterize GIZ’s offices and projects’ work worldwide.
The Portfolio Manager advises and supports the Country Director and the of the Head of Projects with a high variety of tasks to manage and strengthen the current portfolio of projects. These tasks are mainly related to: high quality management and implementation of commissions as well identification of new business opportunities; planning and monitoring of country objectives; preparation, implementation and post-processing of strategic events and meetings with internal and/or external stakeholders; ensuring a coherent implementation of GIZ measures on site; communication with other GIZ units on site and in Germany as well as with local partners; implementation of measures on topics of particular relevance for GIZ, especially Corporate Sustainability; strategic coordination of content inputs in different settings where a “joint voice” from GIZ South Africa and Lesotho is required. In this context, the intern is expected to perform the following tasks:
Applications without a motivation letter will not be considered!